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Marley Edwards in action with the Abbotsford Panthers senior boys soccer team. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Valley soccer standout Marley Edwards joins UFV Cascades

Edwards stays close to home to start his university career after attending high school in Abbotsford

Marley Edwards in action with the Abbotsford Panthers senior boys soccer team. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan

Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan

The Bandits and six other teams are slated to participate in the CEBL Summer Series tournament

Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan
Traffic is backed up on Highway No. 1 westbound due to a collision near the Lickman Road exit. (Google Earth photo)

Accident on Highway No. 1 near Chilliwack’s Lickman Road exit causing delays

Traffic is backed up to the Evans Road exit as emergency crews clear the scene

Traffic is backed up on Highway No. 1 westbound due to a collision near the Lickman Road exit. (Google Earth photo)
Chilliwack break-and-enter suspect back in custody after violating release order

Chilliwack break-and-enter suspect back in custody after violating release order

A 38-year-old man was originally arrested in mid-May in connection with three pharmacy break-ins

Chilliwack break-and-enter suspect back in custody after violating release order
Reece Howden will represent Canada on the international ski-cross circuit in 2020-21. (Alpine Canada photo)

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden makes Alpine Canada national ski-cross quad

Fresh off a breakthrough season on the World Cup circuit, the rising star is ready to roll

Reece Howden will represent Canada on the international ski-cross circuit in 2020-21. (Alpine Canada photo)
After two full campaigns and one partial season with the University of Hawaii Warriors, Chilliwack Cougars alum and Abbotsford native Cade Smith is turning pro in the Cleveland Indians organization. (University of Hawaii photo)

Abbotsford pitcher Cade Smith signs pro contract with Cleveland Indians

The righty pitcher leaves the University of Hawaii Warriors to turn pro

After two full campaigns and one partial season with the University of Hawaii Warriors, Chilliwack Cougars alum and Abbotsford native Cade Smith is turning pro in the Cleveland Indians organization. (University of Hawaii photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits won’t play CEBL home games in 2020

Fraser Valley Bandits won’t play CEBL home games in 2020

The Canadian Elite Basketball League is looking at a tournament in Ontario for its 2020 ‘season’

Fraser Valley Bandits won’t play CEBL home games in 2020
A pickup truck camper was clipped by the car after it flew over a concrete median and before it tumbled down a nearby hill. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Abbotsford woman was driving vehicle involved in car accident at Vedder Road freeway overpass

Witnesses say a car exited the freeway at a high speed and ended up down a hill on its roof

A pickup truck camper was clipped by the car after it flew over a concrete median and before it tumbled down a nearby hill. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Fraser Valley’s Corwin Drew wins Vancouver Whitecaps #StayHome Challenge

Fraser Valley’s Corwin Drew wins Vancouver Whitecaps #StayHome Challenge

After several tough rounds of online voting, the final was a one-sided win for the soccer star

Fraser Valley’s Corwin Drew wins Vancouver Whitecaps #StayHome Challenge
Corwin Drew is a final two contestant in the Vancouver Whitecaps Academy skills competition.

Yarrow’s Corwin Drew in final of Whitecaps #StayHome Skill Challenge

Only a soccer player from Saskatchewan stands in Drew’s way in the national competition

Corwin Drew is a final two contestant in the Vancouver Whitecaps Academy skills competition.
RBC PGA Scramble holding qualifier at Chilliwack Golf Club

RBC PGA Scramble holding qualifier at Chilliwack Golf Club

Top golfers in the series can advance as far as a national championship tourney in Nova Scotia

RBC PGA Scramble holding qualifier at Chilliwack Golf Club
The principal of GW Graham says the student in blackface (left) wore it as part of a mock trial, and the picture found its way into the school’s 2017 yearbook. (Instagram photo)

Blackface photo in 2017 Chilliwack yearbook sparks apology from school principal

The controversial photo of a GW Graham secondary student surfaced on Instagram

The principal of GW Graham says the student in blackface (left) wore it as part of a mock trial, and the picture found its way into the school’s 2017 yearbook. (Instagram photo)
A pill press that was seized by Chilliwack RCMP during the search of an Andrews Avenue residence. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack RCMP arrest three people during dial-a-dope bust

Police used a search warrant to search an Andrews Avenue residence

A pill press that was seized by Chilliwack RCMP during the search of an Andrews Avenue residence. (Submitted photo)
Body found in downtown Chilliwack, RCMP investigating

Body found in downtown Chilliwack, RCMP investigating

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team tweeted that a body was found behind a Scotiabank

Body found in downtown Chilliwack, RCMP investigating
Betty Coleman is passing the torch virtually this year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Betty Coleman is passing the torch virtually this year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Corwin Drew is a final four contestant in the Vancouver Whitecaps Academy skills competition.

VIDEO: Yarrow’s Corwin Drew in final four of Vancouver Whitecaps Academy skills competition

The soccer star is looking for community support to get him through the next round of online voting

Corwin Drew is a final four contestant in the Vancouver Whitecaps Academy skills competition.
Emil Anderson Maintenance Co. Ltd. crews are on the scene of a washout near the west entrance to Manning Park. (@EAMOperations Twitter photo)

Road washout affecting section of Highway No. 3 near Manning Park

Road maintenance crews are on the scene, with an almost two kilometre long stretch impacted

Emil Anderson Maintenance Co. Ltd. crews are on the scene of a washout near the west entrance to Manning Park. (@EAMOperations Twitter photo)
Search and rescue crews worked to pluck a panicked puppy out of the Vedder River Monday. (Submitted photo)

Soggy dog plucked from Vedder River by Chilliwack Search and Rescue

A 10 month old puppy bit off far more than she could chew throwing herself into the rushing river

Search and rescue crews worked to pluck a panicked puppy out of the Vedder River Monday. (Submitted photo)
An RCMP Emergency Response Team officer on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired, according to witnesses, near Christina Drive in Chilliwack on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

RCMP confirm man dead in Chilliwack shooting incident

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating the RCMP’s role in the death

An RCMP Emergency Response Team officer on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired, according to witnesses, near Christina Drive in Chilliwack on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood

UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood

RCMP reported a ‘distraught male’ fired at police officers on Christina Drive – IIO is on scene Sunday

UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood